What does it mean to have a sense of God?
I was having a coffee at Campos today with Emma and casually reading the paper over her shoulder. She was reading the Daily Telegraph (my glasses feel soiled from refracting light beams that have touched that Paper). Emma appears impervious to its evil muck. I noticed this 'pearl' from Jonathon Cainer, the Tele Astrologist: 'Nothing… Continue reading Astro-Ignominy
"If there is an intellectual direction in the culture that has developed over the last few centuries it is that which is rather barbarously labelled 'immanentism'. That is to say, the phenomenon which at once characterises a culture and sets for Christian theology its central problem is the widely accepted belief that the world can… Continue reading Immanentism
You may not be one for gazing adoringly at your own belly-button lint... ...but if Philosophy is your thing and you are interested in thinking through how Christians can engage with our culture about sex and sexuality, then its well worth getting to know Michel Foucault. French, Post-Modern, Gay, Bracingly Bald. Ready to just reach… Continue reading History of Sexuality
There was a interesting article in The Economist recently entitled 'In place of God'. It is a survey examining the central cultural institutions of the world's major cities. The title reflects the shift over the last century away from the Church as the central cultural institution. Leaving aside for a moment the problem with regarding… Continue reading City Soul
Emma and I were walking through the Botanic Gardens last week. It was raining so we were snuggled up under our umbrella. We were on our way to my new favourite Sydney Cafe - the Poolside Cafe at Andrew â€˜Boyâ€™ Charlton Pool down on the edge of the water near Lady Macquarieâ€™s Chair. We were… Continue reading Sex and Death